Canon PowerShot S20 Specifications Canon S20 User Review

Still Digital camera Specifications

Canon PowerShot S20

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Image Sensor 3.34 million pixel CCD (total) 1/1.8" size
Number of Recording Pixels
Large : 2,048 (H) x 1,536 (V) pixels
Middle : 1,024 (H) x 768 (V) pixels
Small : 640 (H) x 480 (V) pixels
Sensitivity Equivalent to ISO 100/ 200/ 400 (ISO 200/ 400 for gain up setting)
Image Data Storage CompactFlashTM (CF) card Type I or Type II standard
Image Compression JPEG standard
Image Compression Level Super Fine/ Fine/ Normal
Image Storage Capacity *
(with 16MB CF card)
Large/ Super Fine : Approx. 6 images
Large/ Fine : Approx. 16 images
Large/ Normal : Approx. 31 images
Lens 6.5 (W) - 13.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent : 32 - 64mm)
F2.9 (W) - F4.0 (T)
Digital Tele-converter 2X, 4X (Maximum 8X digital zoom is available combined with optical zoom)
Shutter Mechanical + Electronic control
Shutter Speed 2 - 1/1,000 sec. (2 sec. for Slow Shutter or Night Scene mode)
Focusing Method TTL autofocus
Focusing Range
(from the top of lens barrel)
Macro : 12 cm to 66 cm (0.4 to 2.2 ft.)
Standard : 66 cm to infinity (2.2 ft. to infinity)
AE Method TTL program AE
Light Metering Method Center-weighted metering/ Spot metering
(Spot metering is available at Manual mode only)
White Balance Control TTL auto white balance
Continuous Shooting Speed Approx. 1.2 images/sec. (at Large/ Fine in using optical finder)**
Self-timer 10 seconds
Flash Built-in (Auto/ Red-eye reduction/ On / Off)
Flash Range
Wide-angle : 0.17 to 3.3 m (0.6 to 10.8 ft.)
Telephoto : 0.17 to 2.3 m (0.6 to 7.5 ft.)
Optical Viewfinder Real-image type
LCD Monitor 1.8" low-temperture polysilicon color TFT
File Format Design rule for Camera File system (DCF ***)
Print Order Format Digital Print Order Format (DPOF)
Interface USB/ Serial (RS232C)
CF card slot (complied with CF Type II standards)
Video out
Power Source 2CR5 lithium battery
NiMH rechargeable battery
AC adapter
CR 2016 lithium battery for date/ clock backup
Operating Environment Temperature : 0 - 40 degrees C (32 - 104 degrees F) , Humidity : 10 - 90 %
Dimensions (W x H x D) 105.4 x 69.4 x 33.8 mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 1.3") excluding protrusion
Weight Approx. 270 g (9.5 oz) excluding batteries and CF card

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